TUSA is a summer program that aims to provide opportunities to those who have not experienced a study-aboard program in China or Taiwan, but are eager to pursue overseas immersion Mandarin and cultural study. Early application deadline: 2/15/12; general deadline: 3/31/13.
American Councils' Eurasian Regional Language Program gives participants the opportunity to study one of more than 15 Eurasian languages and regional culture in an overseas immersion setting. Applications for Summer 2013 are due 2/15/2013.
The Gilman Scholarship Program provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Deadline: 3/5/13
The Whitaker International Scholarship provides biomedical/bioengineers (and related fields) funding for a semester or academic year to pursue coursework, research, or an internship. Deadline: 3/15/2013.
Senior Aman Sinha, an MAE concentrator who has pursued research into computational and statistical modeling techniques, has been selected as one of 14 U.S. students who will spend a year studying at Churchill College at the University of Cambridge. The prestigious scholarship program is administered by the Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States.
Cultural Vistas Summer Internship Program in Germany provides opportunities for students to gain valuable international work skills, improve their German language ability, and experience German life and culture firsthand. Placements are in a range of fields, including engineering, finance, IT, media/communications, international relations, the nonprofit sector, German studies, and economics.
NanoJapan is a summer research internship focusing on Terahertz Dynamics in Nanostructures. Supported by an NSF grant, the program seeks to cultivate interest in nanotechnology among undergraduate students, especially those from underrepresented groups, and encourages students to pursue graduate study in the physical sciences. Deadline: January 25, 2013.
The University of Tokyo Research Internship Program (UTRIP) is a summer internship program for students majoring in natural science and related fields. UTRIP provides financial support for all participants (housing, airfare, and stipend). It is a challenging program intended for undergraduates considering long-term career goals in a scientific area. Application deadline: March 1, 2013.
Student Activities Funding Engine (SAFE), a website designed to streamline students' access to funding, goes live January 17.
RISE is a summer internship program for undergraduate students in biology, chemistry, physics, earth sciences, and engineering. It offers unique opportunities for undergraduate students to work with research groups at universities and top research institutions across Germany for 2 to 3 months during summer 2013. Deadline: January 31, 2013.